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Don’t judge a sheep seller by his Basotho blanket

1 day(s) ago

Banks need to appoint directors with a diverse understanding of communities, writes Phakamisa Ndzamela

The stupid things experts say

1 day(s) ago

It’s hard not to keep parroting the Motley Fool’s Morgan Housel when he keeps coming up with such good stuff, writes Michel Pireu

STREET DOGS: Wodehouse's mulligatawny soup

1 day(s) ago

It’s going to be a very happy Christmas out there, writes Michel Pireu

THE INSIDER: Workers get low-down on city’s serpentine ways

Cape Town city SA flag XXX  Picture: THINKSTOCK
1 day(s) ago

This may affect their prospects in the snake-eats-snake world of keeping a job in Cape Town

LETTER FROM LONDON: UK appears to be morphing into Little Britain

1 day(s) ago

Even in the global city of London there are signs of unease over migrants and European Union membership, writes Marvin Meintjies

Individual makes a mockery of fair play

Australia's Michael Clarke. Picture: REUTERS
23 hour(s) ago

There are painful questions facing the Aussies , captained as they are by a man who has lost the respect of his coach and the majority of his teammates and countrymen, writes Neil Manthorp

Maponya has shown the way on beating odds

1 day(s) ago

The township economy was designed not to be viable, writes Trudi Makhaya

UNEMBARGOED: Deceit over credentials erodes trust in Brand SA

2 day(s) ago

SA’s labour relations system has ‘recognition of prior learning’ whose purpose is to recognise the talents and track record of those who may not have formal qualifications, writes Songezo Zibi


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ON THE MONEY: Corporate crooks fleece gullible in one scam and are free to start again

Stuart Theobald promo
2 day(s) ago

Those who have destroyed people’s savings continue plying their trade in SA businesses, writes Stuart Theobald

ON WORK: Eavesdropping on others’ work talk will cure your itchy feet

Lucy Kellaway promo
1 day(s) ago

White-collar work is a bit like an emasculated, heavily regulated game of Monopoly, writes Lucy Kellaway

Anatomy of an unaccountable reply from the president

2 day(s) ago

Jacob Zuma’s disdain for accountability shows dishonesty at its core

STRAIGHT TALK: The central bank balancing act

Mark Barnes promo
1 day(s) ago

It is all very well to provide medicine for an illness, but how can you tell if the patient is well enough to cope on his own?

Italy game shows Boks still far from closing gap on world’s undisputed best

Johannes Goosen.  Picture: AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE
1 day(s) ago

The obsession with the World Cup has allowed for a failure that ordinarily would not be glossed over or excused, writes Mark Keohane

SIGN POST: New phone system aims to set SA afire

2 day(s) ago

Finally, there is an alternative for smartphone users who want their operating system free of business encumbrance, writes Arthur Goldstuck

Division caused Eskom crisis, but can save it too

5 day(s) ago

Few seem to appreciate that Eskom remains an apartheid construct, writes Simon Lincoln Reader

Ending the economic imbalance with Nigeria begins at home

Dianna Games promo
2 day(s) ago

Strong collaboration at leadership level will help to address lingering negativity among citizens, writes Dianna Games

Investor exit behind fall in commodity prices

Gavin Keeton
1 day(s) ago

Global pension funds dwarfs that of global commodity markets so a small shift is noticeable, writes Gavin Keeton

Signs of a shifting political landscape

Aubrey Matshiqi promo
1 day(s) ago

Opposition parties have become more united against the ruling party than at any point since 1994, writes Aubrey Matshiqi

CRUCIAL CD COLLECTION: Tony Rice Unit

2 day(s) ago

Tony Rice Unit compilation of Rice’s choice from the Mar West and Still Inside albums hardly has a country bone in its body, writes Richard Haslop

ON THE WATER: The member’s guide to the galaxy, and how to save it

A panoramic view of Parliament, at the swearing-in ceremony of new members of Parliament in the National Assembly on Wednesday.  Picture: GCIS
1 day(s) ago

The organising principle for phenomena in far away galaxies, such as Parliament, is their occurrence in the member’s inbox, writes Neels Blom

Greenspan unequivocal on pitfalls of quantitative easing

1 day(s) ago

Former Fed chairman’s freshly burnished trust of gold shows he expects huge market volatility, writes Gillian Tett

Makro goes online locker, stock & barrel

2 day(s) ago

Company’s aggressive moves into the e-commerce space could ruffle feathers among the internet pure-plays, writes Duncan McLeod

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